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Harvesting grapes in Epernay, Autumn 2016

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Champagne / Epernay / France / Reims / vineyard / WineGrower / Winemaker

We were so lucky being in Champagne area during the busy harvest season.   We rented a car and hopped on over to different small villages such as Avize, Ay and Cramant.  Pretty enjoying spent a day walking around in the breezy warm days with the epic scenery in front of you.  Hundred of labours were working hard against the clock to harvest the grapes within the time frame according to the “rules” set by Union des Maisons […]

Les Avisés, Autumn 2016

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Anselme Selosse / Avize / Côte des Blancs / Champagne / Chardonnay / Cramant / France / French food / hotel / Jacques Selosse / Oger / Reims / vineyard / WineGrower / Winemaker

Jacques Selosse is easily the best Champagne and grower Champagne on planet earth. Yearly production is very limited which make getting hold of a bottle very difficult even if you live in France.  If you are Jacques Selosse hardcore fans and like unique style of this Domaine very much, staying at Les Avisés is a must, here you can have any bottle you want at a reasonable price! Les Avisés also operates a restaurant with cozy vibe, the sparkling water is […]

Wine Tasting at Chateauneuf du Papes, Autumn 2016

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Chateauneuf du Papes / France / Paul Avril / UNESCO / wine / WineGrower / Winemaker

If you are thinking the taste and nose of red from Chateauneuf du Papes is spicy, heavy, lack of elegance and finesse. How about trying the white?  I love it at my first sip.   The humid and hot weather of that area is so difficult to produce white wine, that’s why 94% of the wine produced is red while the white is much rarer. Close des Papes by Paul Avril is my favourite brand, their family has […]